Restaurants (with websites if they exist; work in progress)
(John Boccio's opinions - Excellent in bold)


Last updated Feb. 17, 2017

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Atlanta Guides


Atlanta

Antico Pizza - 1093 Hemphill Ave, Atlanta(404)-724-2333 - Pizza :: Website
Atmosphere - 1620 Piedmont Ave, Atlanta(678)-702-1620 - French :: Website
The Colonnade - 1879 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta(404)-874-5642 - Southern :: Website
Flying Biscuit - 309 N. Highland Ave, Candler Park, Atlanta(404)-880-9559 - Italian :: Website
Fritti - 1655 McLendon Ave., Atlanta(404)-687-8888 - Southern :: Website
Il Localino - 467 N. Highland Ave, Atlanta(404)-222-0650 - Italian(FANTASTIC - the owner John is a wonderful guy.) :: Website
Johnny's New York Style Pizza - 1810 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta(404) 874-8304 - The best pizza :: Website
La Tavola Trattoria - 992 Virginia Ave NE, Virginia-Higland, Atlanta(404)-873-5430 - Italian :: Website
Manuel's Tavern - 602 North Highland Avenue, Atlanta (404)-654-0672 -"Brass and Fern" Bar :: Website
Osteria832 - 832 North Highland Ave, Atlanta(404)-897-1414 - Italian :: Website
Panita Thai Kitchen - 1043 Greenwood Ave NE, Atlanta(404)-888-9228 - Thai :: Website
Planet Bombay, Inc - 451 Moreland Ave NE, Little Five Points/Candler Park, Atlanta(404)-513-2431 - Indian :: Website
R. Thomas Deluxe Grill - 1812 Peachtree St, Atlanta(404)-872-2942 - Free-range meats + Vegetarian :: Website
Sotto Sotto - 313 N. Highland Ave, Atlanta(404)-523-6678 - Italian :: Website
Vatica - 1475 Terrell Mill Rd, Marietta(770)-955-3740 - Indian Vegetarian :: Website
Yeah Burger - 1017 North Highland Ave, Atlanta(404)-437-7845:: Burgers and Sandwiches + Vegan Website

Decatur Area

Brick Store Pub - 125 E Court Sq, Decatur(404)-687-0990 - Pub Food + Large Beer/Whiskey List :: Website
Chai Pani - 406 W. Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur(404)-378-4030 - Indian Street Food :: Website
Community Q BBQ - 1361 Clairmont Road, Decatur(404)-633-2080 - BBQ :: Website
Chris' Pizza - 2011 North Druid Hills Rd, Atlanta(404)-636-7544 - Greek :: Website
DESTA Ethiopian Kitchen - 3086 Briarcliff Rd. NE Atlanta (404)-929-0011 - Ethiopian :: Website
Farm Burger - 410b W. Ponce de Leon, Decatur(404)-378-5077 - Grassfed, Seasonal, Local Foods :: Website
Fellini's - 2820 La Vista Rd, Decatur(404)-633-6016 - Pizza :: Website
Goldberg's - 3003 North Druid Hills Road NE, Atlanta(404)-329-5000 - Jewish Deli Restaurant :: Website
Green Ginger - 265 Ponce de Leon Place, Decatur(404)-373-2788 - Asian Fusion :: Website
Himalayan Spice - 2773 Clairmont Rd. Decatur(404)-549-7602 - Nepali and Indian :: Website
The Iberian Pig - 121 Sycamore St. Decatur(404)-371-8800 - Pork of all kinds :: Website
Ink and Elm - 1577 North Decatur Road, Atlanta(678)-244-7050 - Southern eclectic :: Website
Kimball House - 303 East Howard Ave, Decatur, (404)-378-3502 - Eclectic and Raw Bar :: Website
Kitchen Six - 2751 LaVista Rd., Decatur, (404)-330-8336 - Seasonal, rustic cuisine with southern touch :: Website
La Parrilla - 2945 North Druid Hills Rd NE Atlanta (678)-403-3831 - Mexican :: Website
La Tagliatella - Emory Point - 1540 Avenue Place Suite B-280 Atlanta(678)-608-4211 - Italian :: Website
Masti - 2945 North Druid Hills Rd, Atlanta(470)-23-MASTI - Indian :: Website
Mellow Mushroom - 1679 Lavista Rd, Atlanta(404)-325-0330 - Fantastic Pizza :: Website
Mediterranean Grill - 2126 N. Decatur Rd, Decatur(404)-320-0101 - Lebanese :: Website
Mezza - 2751 Lavista Rd, Decatur(404)-633-8833 - Lebanese :: Website
Monterrey - 3865 Lavista Rd, Decatur(770)-493-3565 - Mexican :: Website
Napoleans's Grill - 2836 Lavista Rd., Decatur(404)-321-5000 - Pub Food :: Website
No. 246 - 129 E. Ponce De Leon Ave, Decatur(678)-399-8246 - Italian :: Website
Northlake Thai Cuisine - 3939 Lavista Rd, Tucker (770)-938-2223 - Thai :: Website
Shorty's - 2884 B North Druid Hills Road, Atlanta(404)-315-6262 - Wood Fired Pizza :: Website
Sprig - 2860 Lavista Rd, Decatur(404)-248-9700 - Grassfed, Seasonal, Local Foods :: Website
Taqueria El Vecino - 2743 LaVista Road, Decatur(404)-929-0301 - Mexican :: Website
Ted's Montana Grill - 201 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur(404) 378-1123 - American :: Website
The General Muir - 1540 Avenue Place, Suite B-230, Atlanta(678)-927-9131 - Jewish Deli :: Website
The Marlay House - 426 West Ponce De Leon Ave, Decatur(404)-270-9950 - Irish Pub :: Website
Top Spice Thai & Malaysian Cuisine - 3007 N Druid Hills Rd NE Atlanta (404)-728-1132 - Thai/Malaysian :: Website
Villagio - 1355 Clairmont Rd, Decatur(404)-549-7925 - Italian :: Website

Outside the Perimeter

Imperial Chinese Garden - 1163 Rockridge Rd, Stone Mountain(770)-921-2727 - Chinese :: Website
1910 Public House - 107 Main St, Lilburn(770)-564-6911 - American + Beers :: Website

CALIFORNIA

La Jolla

El Torito - 8910 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla(858)-453-4115 - Mexican :: Website
Su Casa - 6738 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla(858)-454-0369 - Mexican :: Website

Mountain View

Ristorante Don Giovanni - 235 Castro St, Mountain View(650)-961-9749 - Italian :: Website

Ontario

Rosa's - 425 N. Vineyard, Ontario(909)-391-1971 - Italian :: Website

Pasadena

All India Cafe - 39 S. Fair Oaks Ave,Old Town, Pasadena(626)-440-0309 - Indian :: Website
El Torito - 3333 E. Foothill Blvd, Pasadena(626)-351-8995 - Mexican :: Website
Goldstein's Bagels - W. Colorado Blvd,Old Town, Pasadena - Lunch/Bagels :: No Website
Gordon Biersch - 41 Hugus Alley,Old Town, Pasadena(626)-440-0309 - Eclectic+Brewery :: Website
La Luna Negra - 44 W. Green St,,Old Town, Pasadena(626)-844-4331 - Spanish-Tapas :: Website
Pita Pita - 927 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena - Lebanese :: Website
Sorriso Trattoria - 46 E. Colorado Blvd,Old Town, Pasadena(626)-793-2233 - Italian :: Website

Santa Cruz

El Palomar - 1336 Pacific, Santa Cruz(408)-425-7575 - Mexican :: Website

San Diego

Casa de Bandini - Calhoun St, Old Town, San Diego - Mexican :: Website
El Fandango - Calhoun St, Old Town, San Diego - Mexican :: Website

San Jose

Stoddard's - 200 E Campbell Ave, Campbell(408)-370-2033 - Eclectic :: Website
Paolo's - 333 W. San Carlos St, San Jose(408)-294-2558 - Italian :: Website
Scott's - 185 Park Ave, San Jose(408)-971-1700 - Seafood :: Website

Saratoga

The Plumed Horse - 14555 Big Basin Way, Saratoga(408)-867-4711 - Elegant :: Website

ILLINOIS

Chicago

Carlos - 429 Temple Ave, Highland Park(847)-432-0770 - French :: Website
Les Nomades - 222 E Ontario St, Chicago(312)-649-9010 - French :: Website

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston

Ciao Bella - 240a Newbury St, Boston(617)-536-2626 - Italian :: Website
Legal Sea Foods - 5 Cambridge Center, Boston(617)-864-3400 - Seafood :: Website

NEW YORK

New York

Asellina - 420 Park Ave South, NYC(212)-317-2908 - Italian :: Website
Caffe Reggio - 119 MacDougal St, NYC(212)-475-9557 - Coffee and Pastry :: Website
Dos Caminos - 373 Park Ave South, NYC(212)-294-1000 - Mexican :: Website
Gotham Bar and Grille - 12 East 12th St, NYC(212)-620-4020 - Eclectic :: Website
John's Pizzeria - 278 Bleecker St, NYC(212)-243-1680 - Old Style Pizza :: Website
Keste Pizzeria - 271 Bleecker St, NYC(212)-243-1500 - Authentic Neopolitan Pizza :: Website
Nirvana - 346 Lexington Ave, NYC(212)-983-0000 - Indian :: Website
Paris Baguette - 6 W 32nd St, NYC(212)-244-0404 - Korean - French :: Website
Patsy's - 509 3rd Ave, NYC(212)-689-7500 - Italian :: Website
Uncle Nick's - 382 8th Avenue, NYC(212)-609-0500 - Greek :: Website
Vivolo - 138 E 74th St, NYC(212)-717-4700 - Italian :: Website

NORTH CAROLINA

Asheville

Pack's Tavern - 20 S. Spruce St, Asheville(828)-225-6944 - Tavern + Southern :: Website
Papas and Beer - 17 Tunnel Rd, NYC(828)-255-2204 - Mexican :: Website
White Duck Taco Shop - 1 Roberts St #101, Asheville(828)-258-1660 - Creative tacos :: Website

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia

West Philadelphia

Abbraccio - 820 South 47th St, Philadelphia(215)-727-8247 - Italian :: Website
Dahlak - 4708 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia(215)-726-6464 - Ethiopian :: Website
Fatou & Fama - 4002 Chestnut St, Philadelphia(215)-386-0700 - Senegalese :: Website
Mad 4 Mex - 3401 Walnut St, Philadelphia(215)-382-2221 - Tex-Mex :: Website
Nan - 4000 Chestnut St, Philadelphia(215)-382-0818 - Thai-French :: Website
Rx - 4443 Spruce St, Philadelphia(215)-222-9590 - American :: No Website
Sitar India - 60 S. 38th St, Philadelphia(215)-662-0818 :: No Website
Tandoor India - 106 S. 40th St, Philadelphia(215)-222-7122 - Indian - BYOB :: No Website
Thai Singha House - 3939 Chestnut St, Philadelphia(215)-382-8001 - Thai :: No Website
Vietiane Cafe - 4728 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia(215)726-1095 - Laotian-Vietnamese :: No Website
White Dog Cafe - 3420 Sansom St, Philadelphia(215)-386-9224 - Eclectic :: Website
Zocalo - 3600 Lancaster Ave(36th St), Philadelphia(215)-895-0139 - Mexican :: No Website

Center City

Astral Plane - 1708 Lombard St, Philadelphia(215)-546-6230 - Eclectic American :: Website
Dandelion - 124 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia(215)-558-2500 - English :: Website
Friday,Saturday,Sunday - 261 South 21st, Philadelphia(215)-546-4232 - Eclectic :: Website
Joe's Peking Duck House - 925 Race St, Philadelphia(215)-922-3277 - Chinese :: No Website
Le Bec-Fin - 1523 Walnut St, Philadelphia(215)-567-1000 - French :: Website
Lee How Fook - 219 North 11th St, Philadelphia(215)-925-7266 - Chinese :: Website
Monk's Cafe - 264 S. 18th St, Philadelphia(215)-545-7005 - Belgian :: Website
Pasion! - 211 S. 15th St, Philadelphia(215)-875-9895 - Spanish :: Website
Sansom Street Oyster House - 1516 Sansom St, Philadelphia(215)-567-7683 - Seafood :: Website
Tequila's(Los Catrines) - 1602 Locust St, Philadelphia(215)-546-0181 - Mexican :: Website
Vetri - 1312 Spruce St, Philadelphia(215)-732-3478 - Italian :: Website

Old City

Bistro Romano - 120 Lombard St,Philadelphia(215)-925-8880 - Italian :: Website
Cafe Spice - 35 South 2nd St, Philadelphia(215)-627-6273 - Indian :: Website
Cedars - 616 South 2nd St,Philadelphia(215)-925-4950 - Lebanese :: Website
Cuba Libre - 10 S. Second St,Philadelphia(215)-627-0666 - Cuban :: Website
DiNardo's Famous Crabs - 312 race St,Philadelphia(215)-925-5115 - Seafood :: Website
Kabul - 106 Chestnut St,Philadelphia(215)-922-3676 - Afghanistan :: No Website
Serrano/Tin Angel - 20 S. 2nd St,Philadelphia(215)-928-0770 - Creative :: Website

South Philadelphia

Dante and Luigi's - 762 South 10th St, Philadelphia(215)-922-9501 - Italian :: Website
Dmitri's - 795 S. 3rd St, Philadelphia(215)-625-0556 - Greek - BYOB :: No Website
Famous 4th Street Deli - 700 South 4th St, Philadelphia(215)-922-3274 - Jewish :: No Website
Io E Tu Ristorante - 1514 S. 9th St, Philadelphia(215)-271-3906 - Italian :: No Website
La Grolla - 782 South 2nd St, Philadelphia(215)-627-7701 - Italian :: No Website
La Stanza - 2001 Oregon Ave, Philadelphia(215)-271-0801 - Italian :: No Website
Mamma Maria - 1637 E. Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia(215)-463-6884 - Italian :: No Website
Nam Phong - 110 Washington Ave, Philadelphia(215)468-0410 - Vietnamese :: No Website
Pink Rose Pastry Shop - 630 South 4th St, Philadelphia(215)-592-0565 - Desserts :: Website
Plaza Garibaldi - 935 Washington Ave, Philadelphia(215)-922-2370 - Mexican :: No Website
Ralph's - 760 South 9th St, Philadelphia(215)-627-6011 - Italian :: Website
Restaurant La Lupe - 1201 S 9th St, Philadelphia(215)-551-9920 - Mexican :: No Website
Rio Grande Restaurant - 1412 S 5th St, Philadelphia(215)-336-0676 - Mexican :: No Website
Taqueria Veracruzana - 935 Washington Ave, Philadelphia(215)-465-1440 - Mexican :: No Website

Media

Ariano-Pizza Rustica and Gelateria - 114 South Olive St, Media(610)-892-6944 - Wood-Fired Oven - Eclectic Pizza :: Website
Azie - 217 W. State St, Media(610)-566-4706 - Japanese :: Website
D'Ignazio's Towne House - 117 Veteran's Square, Media(610)-566-6141 - Italian :: Website
Fellini Cafe Trattoria - 106 W State St, Media(610)-892-7616 - Italian :: Website
Iron Hill Brewery - 30 E. State St, Media(610)-627-9000 - Eclectic + Microbrewery :: Website
La Belle Epoque - 38 W State St, Media(610)-566-6808 - French - BYOB :: Website
La Na - 33 W State St, Media (610)-892-7787 - Thai-French :: No Website
Margaret Kuo's Peking/Tokyo - 4 State St, Media(610)-892-0115 - Chinese/Japanese :: Website
Noodi - 42 E State St, Media(610)-892-8710 - Thai Noodles :: No Website
Picasso - 36 West State St, Media(610)-566-0310 - French :: Website
Shere-e-Punjab - 208 West State St, Media(610)-891-0400 - Indian - BYOB :: Website

Other Suburbs

Alba - 7 West King St, Malvern(610)-644-4009 - Northern Italy :: Website
Bona Cucina Ristorante - 66 Sherbrook Blvd, Upper Darby(610)-623-8811 - Italian - BYOB :: No Website
Carmine's Creole Cafe - 818 Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr(610)-520-9100 - Cajun-Creole :: Website
Cascata Caffe Ristorante Italiano - 801 West Sproul Road, Springfield(610)-690-5430 - Italian :: Website
Chef Charin - 126 Bala Ave, Bala Cynwyd(610)-667-8680 - Continental :: Website
Dilworthtown Inn - 1390 Old Wilmington Pike, West Chester(610)-399-1390 - Old American :: Website
Georges(Le Mas Perrier) - 503 W. Lancaster Ave(Eagle Rd), Wayne(610)-964-2588 - French :: No Website
Khajuraho - 12 Greenfield Ave, Ardmore(610)-896-7200 - Indian - BYOB :: Website
La Collina - 37-41 Ashland Ave, Bala Cynwyd(610)-668-1780 - Italian :: No Website
La Locanda - 4989 W.Chester Pike, Edgemont(610)-353-7033 - Italian :: No Website
Little Saigon - 113 fairfield Ave, Upper Darby(610)-352-1002 - Vietnamese :: No Website
Lourdes Greek Tavern - 50 N. Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr(610)-520-0288) - Greek :: No Website
Mikado - 66 E. Lancaster Ave, Ardmore(610)-645-5592 - Japanese :: Website
Nais Cuisine - 13-17 W.Benedict Ave, Havertown(610)-789-5983 - French-Vietnamese :: Website
Paganini - 81 West State St, Doylestown, (215)-348-8204 - Italian :: Website
Peking - Granite Run Mall, Media(610)-566-4110 - Chinese :: Website
Portobello Cafe - 1423 Chester Pike, Eddystone(484)-816-0574 - Italian - BYOB :: Website
Ristorante Positano- 21 W.Lancaster Ave, Ardmore(610)-896-8298 - Italian :: No Website
Silk Cuisine - 656 Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr(610)-520-2470 - Thai :: No Website
Sabor Latino - 33 Garrett Rd, Upper Darby(610)-352-8414 - Ecuadoran/Mexican - BYOB :: No Website
Sycamore - 14 S. Lansdowne Ave(484)-461-2867 - Eclectic - BYOB :: Website
White Dog Cafe - 200 W. Lancaster Ave, Wayne(610)-225-3700 - Eclectic :: Website
Yangming - Haverford Ave and Conestoga Rd, Bryn Mawr(610)-527-3200 - Chinese :: No Website

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee

Ristorante Bartolotta - 7616 W.State St, Wauwatosa(414)-771-7910 - Italian :: Website
Don Quijote - 704 South 2nd St, Milwaukee(414)-221-9850 - Spanish :: Website
Mimma's - 1307 E. Brady St, Milwaukee(414)-271-7337 - Italian :: Website
Osteria del Mondo - 1028 E. Juneau Ave, Milwaukee(414)-281-3770 - Italian :: Website

Sheboygan

trattoria Stefano - 522 S 8th St, Sheboygan(920)-452-8455 - Italian :: Website
Il Ritrovo - 515 S 8th St, Sheboygan(920)-803-7516 - Wood-Fired Pizzeria :: Website
The Duke of Devon - 739 Riverfront Drive, Sheboygan(920)-803-7510 - English Pub :: Website

Stevens Point

Amber Grill - 1001 Amber Ave, Stevens Point(715) 344-9808 - American :: Website
Christian's Bistro - 3066 Village Park Dr, Plover(715)-344-3100 - American :: Website
Father Fats Public House - 945 Clark St, Stevens Point(715) 544-4054 - American; eclectic, tapas style :: Website

CANADA

Toronto

The Moghul - 209 Dundas St West, Toronto()(416)-979-2525 - Indian :: Website


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